SfW Rural Skills

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Why study SfW Rural Skills?

In this course, you will learn some of the basic practical skills required for working in land-based jobs, such as agriculture, horticulture, animal care, forestry and landscaping.

Workers in the land-based and environmental sector account for about 2% of the Scottish workforce. The sector includes a wide range of industries, many of which are small but important to the Scottish economy. Job prospects are likely to be steady in the next five years.

Rural Skills offers good opportunities for those who enjoy:

Career Pathways

To see what career areas this subject could lead to and the routes to get there, download and view these career pathways:

Animals, Land and Environment